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Paint Your Wagon (1969) was a Comedy - Musical Film directed by Joshua Logan and produced by Alan Jay Lerner.

Academy Awards 1969 --- Ceremony Number 42 (source: AMPAS)

Best Music - ScoringAdaptation score by Nelson RiddleNominated

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Horace Tabor: Wait a minute! You can't buy a woman for money.
Mad Jack Duncan: You just try and get one without it.

[On the fact that the Mormon settler has two wives]
Mad Jack: I got no quarrel with 'ow a man prays; there's enough room in 'ell for all of us! Wot I don't like is that you got two of somethin' the rest of us got none of!

Pardner: You're diggin' a hole.
Mad Jack: Hey, you don't miss a trick, do yah?

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This was the only film produced by Alan Jay Lerner.
Lee Marvin was set to star in The Wild Bunch, a project that he helped put together with stuntman Roy N. Sickner, when Paramount offered him $1 million plus a percentage to star in this picture.
Only one number is sung by a trained singer - "They Call the Wind Maria" by Harve Presnell. (The word "Maria", spelled Maria without the H, is sung/pronounced as "Mariah".)
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